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Love Plus Luxury Equal 15 Years For Bedded Bliss
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Louisville, Ky. - Ask Donna Osif what made her pick Louisville as the best place to set up her luxury linens shop, Bedded Bliss, and she'll say it was love.

"Oh, God, yes," she told HTT recently. "Definitely."

Osif was in a long-distance relationship with her now-husband, Ernie Escamilla, back in 1996 when she decided her career need a change. She had spent 18 years as a buyer in the garment side of textiles, working for various companies, when one day she fell in love with a little gifts store in Knoxville.

"And I said to myself, ‘If I could pick something to do the rest of my life, it would be to run a shop like this,'" she recalled. It would take another three years for her to "finally get up the nerve to do it!"

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Cecile CorralCecile Corral | Senior Product Editor, Home & Textiles Today

Cecile B. Corral has been a product editor with Home Textiles Today since late 2000. She covers the area and accent rug, kitchen textiles, table linens, beach towels, decorative bath and decorative pillow categories, as well as some retail subjects.

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